CENTRAL – In over 60 nations worldwide, millions of people will gather on the second weekend after Labor Day to participate in a local Terry Fox Run. This year’s renewal will be the 34th Anniversary Terry Fox Run, and the Air Force Junior ROTC cadets at D. W. Daniel High School are excited to be hosting, for the fifth year in a row, their own local run.
By now, you’re probably asking, “What is a Terry Fox run?” Read on.
Born in Canada in 1958, Terry Fox was an active teenager involved in many sports. At age 18, he lost his right leg to bone cancer, and while he was in the hospital, Terry was overcome by the suffering of other cancer patients, many